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The assistant vanishes! by Dahl, Michael.

The assistant vanishes!

When the magician Theopolis makes a boy from school disappear during the magic show at the Abracadabra Hotel, Charlie Hitchcock and Tyler Yu are determined to find out what really happened.

Sep 18, 2014
The book of bad things by Poblocki, Dan, author.

The book of bad things

Although twelve-year-old Cassidy Bean keeps a book of bad things, she did not expect her summer with the Tremont family in rural New Jersey to be one of them--but this year Ursula, a local hoarder, has died under mysterious circumstances, and Cassidy finds that there a great many bad and dangerous things hidden in her house, including, perhaps, her vengeful ghost.

Sep 18, 2014
The book of secrets by Voigt, Cynthia.

The book of secrets

Self-reliant Max Starling, a twelve-year-old detective and problem solver, struggles to keep his identity a secret as he investigates a case of arson, while cryptic messages from his still missing parents indicate that they need rescuing.

Sep 17, 2014
The boxtrolls - a novel by Kimmel, Elizabeth Cody, author.

The boxtrolls - a novel

When the Boxtrolls are targeted by Archibald Snatcher, who is bent on eradicating them, the kindhearted band of trolls must turn to their adopted charge Eggs and rich girl Winnie to bridge two worlds.

Sep 18, 2014
The brilliant world of Tom Gates by Pichon, Liz.

The brilliant world of Tom Gates

Tom Gates is the master of excuses for late homework: dog attacks, spilt water, lightening. Tom's exercise book is full of his doodles, cartoons and thoughts, as well as comments from his long-suffering teacher, Mr Fullerton. After gaining five merits for his 'Camping Sucks' holiday story, Tom's work starts to go downhill, which is a pity, as he's desperate to impress Amy Porter, who sits next to him.

Sep 18, 2014
The case of the stolen sixpence by Webb, Holly, author.

The case of the stolen sixpence

Junior sleuth Maisie Hitchins, who lives in her grandmother's boarding house in Victorian London, uncovers an intriguing plot involving stolen sausages, pilfered halfpennies, and a fast-paced bicycle chase.

Sep 18, 2014
The cat at the wall by Ellis, Deborah, 1960- author.

The cat at the wall

When normal American middle-school student Clare dies and comes back as a cat in the middle of conflict between Israelis and Palestinians, she wonders if she should even try to do what she can to help since, after all, she is just a cat.

Sep 18, 2014
The categorical universe of Candice Phee by Jonsberg, Barry, 1951- author.

The categorical universe of Candice Phee

Candice is a twelve-year-old optimist, with a literal mind, the very best of intentions, and an unwavering determination to fix all the problems of her family, friends, pets, and everyone in her life.

Sep 18, 2014
The circus goes to sea by Klise, Kate.

The circus goes to sea

Many surprises are in store when Miss Flora Endora Eliza LaBuena LaPasta invites Sir Sidney's Circus to travel and perform aboard her elegant ship, the SS Spaghetti.

Sep 18, 2014
The classroom - trick out my school! by Mellom, Robin, author.

The classroom - trick out my school!

When a second documentary crew arrives at Westside Middle School to film a renowned Hollywood designer's renovations, seventh-grader Trevor Jones is chosen to join the design team and faces a makeover of his own.

Sep 18, 2014
The composition by Skármeta, Antonio.

The composition

When a government official comes into a third grade classroom and tells the students to write a composition entitled "What My Family Does at Night," Pedro must decide how he feels about the military dictatorship that is running his country.

Sep 18, 2014
The contract by Jeter, Derek, 1974- author.

The contract

In Kalamazoo, Michigan, eight-year-old Derek Jeter, who dreams of playing for the New York Yankees, learns what it takes to be a champion on and off the field.

Sep 18, 2014
The Double-cross by Burchett, Jan.

The Double-cross

Sep 18, 2014
The elevator ghost by Huser, Glen, 1943- author.

The elevator ghost

Babysitter Caroline Giddle has a knack for calming even the most rambunctious children of Blatchard Arms, by telling them ghost stories, which seem oddly familiar.

Sep 18, 2014
The fires of Calderon by Cummings, Lindsay.

The fires of Calderon

"Eleven-year-old Albert Flynn is trained to restore balance to the hidden earthly realms that have fallen into chaos and threaten to destroy the world"--

Sep 18, 2014
The Forbidden Flats by Eddleman, Peggy, author.

The Forbidden Flats

When an earthquake causes the deadly band of air that covers the post World War III Earth to begin to sink over the town of White Rock, twelve-year-old Hope must lead a team through the Bomb's Breath and across the Forbidden Flats to obtain the mineral which will save the town.

Sep 18, 2014
The fourteenth goldfish by Holm, Jennifer L., author.

The fourteenth goldfish

Ellie's scientist grandfather has discovered a way to reverse aging, and consequently has turned into a teenager--which makes for complicated relationships when he moves in with Ellie and her mother, his daughter.

Sep 18, 2014
The graham cracker plot by Tougas, Shelley.

The graham cracker plot

Calamity ensues when almost twelve-year-old Daisy and her sometimes best friend Graham try to break Daisy's father out of prison.

Sep 18, 2014
The great rescue - Sam Silver, undercover pirate by Burchett, Jan.

The great rescue - Sam Silver, undercover pirate

When the Sea Wolf stops at a quiet island to make repairs, they are surprised to find the native people in need of help! They've been attacked and are now being held prisoner. The chief's son managed to escape and now he needs the Sea Wolf crew - and all Sam's Silver's cunning - to help him take his village back.

Sep 18, 2014
The howling ghost by Pike, Christopher, 1955-

The howling ghost

"Cindy is playing by the ocean with her younger brother, Neil, when a ghost appears out of nowhere and grabs the little boy and carries him away. Cindy tries to tell people what happened, but everyone assumes that Neil drowned. Cindy is left heartbroken, with no one to help her find her brother. Until Sally reads about what happened. Sally believes in ghosts-and she knows there are plenty of them to be found in Spooksville. With Adam and Watch, Sally goes to Cindy and promises to help get her br

Sep 18, 2014